Skip navigation

Welcome to Adventure Consultants

Adventure Consultants is a world-renowned mountain guiding company with a legacy of climbing expeditions to the world's highest peaks, and treks to the more remote corners of the globe.

We offer 72 expeditions, treks and wilderness journeys to the Himalaya, Antarctica, Arctic, South America, and the Seven Summits in addition to world class mountaineering guiding services and climbing schools in New Zealand and Europe with our IFMGA / NZMGA mountain guides.

Whether you are taking your first steps into the realm of the outdoors, or are a seasoned adventurer, we believe you will find the quality of the experience offered on an Adventure Consultants expedition second to none, and we invite you to contact us to discuss your next adventure.

Guy Cotter Adventure Consultants' mountain guides are qualified IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain and Ski Guides 
CEO Adventure Consultants
IFMGA Mountain & Ski Guide

Featured Trips

Island Peak, 6189m

 Brenda George climbing the summit ridge of Island Peak on a gorgeous day in April 2008  © Suze Kelly
Island Peak Brenda summit Ridge
© Suze Kelly

Brenda George climbing the summit ridge of Island Peak on a gorgeous day in April 2008

06 March 2009

Trip 1: Apr 26 - May 19, 2016
Trip 2: Oct 15 - Nov 7, 2016

BOOK NOW! Visit Everest Base Camp, climb Kala Patar and cross the high Kongma La Pass before climbing Island Peak. This expedition is an ideal first Himalayan climb and is accompanied by our Khumbu Trek group which makes it a great opportunity for you to be joined by non-climbing friends and family.

Learn More

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Overview
08 January 2015

Trip 1: Apr 21 - May 7, 2016
Trip 2: Sept 26 - Oct 12, 2016

BOOK NOW! Journey to Everest Base Camp in style on this trek which utilises superior lodging in the lower villages and at higher elevations you will stay in luxurious tent camps, supported by our attentive catering staff, with fine meals of fresh local and imported foods. Helicopter access and the attention of our knowledgeable and personable expedition guides complete the package, enabling you to experience this fantastic journey in comparative luxury. 

Learn more

Seven Summits Training Course, NZ

 Available Year Round

BOOK NOW! This course can be geared to introduce you to the art of mountaineering and/or fine tune your existing skills to prepare you for the adventures ahead. Some of the skills you will develop include ascending fixed ropes, snow camping, crampon and ice-axe skills, ladder crossing and general mountain movement.

Learn more

Ski Queenstown Backcountry

Queenstown Backcountry Skiing
16 June 2014
Dates available July through to August
BOOK NOW! This 3 day beginners backcountry ski tour is designed to give you a taste of winter ski and snowboard touring in the outstanding backcountry around Queenstown and Wanaka's Pisa Range.  You will enjoy skiing vast amounts of untracked snow while your guide introduces you to all the skills you need to get started in ski mountaineering.

Learn more




 Jon Hind at sunrise on the Lobuche East summit day, Three Peaks Nepal Expedition 2009.  © Mike Madden  

View Galleries


View all

Search for Adventures

Latest News

Everest 2016 - The Lhotse Face Beckons

 Looking down the Western Cwm from the bottom of the Lhotse Face 

2 May - Fresh snow yesterday followed by high winds created pockets of slab and buried the fixed ropes on the Lhotse Face....


Lhotse 2016 - Lhotse Face

 Climbers approach the Lhotse Face 

2 May - After yesterday's snowfall and today's weather forecast, we elected for a later morning start....


Mera Peak 2016 - Rest Day in Tangnag

 Camp Tangnag 

2 May - Yesterday was a flat walk up the river valley gaining 700m or so to a small village....


Private Everest BC Trek 2016 - Walking amongst Giants

 Views of Everest Base Camp 

1 May - The first of May brought a distinct change to the air and it was quite a shock to the system to wake up to....


Luxury Everest BC Trek 2016 - Lobuche Delights

 Views to a hanging glacier near Lobuche 

1 May - After arriving at a new height at altitude you most often feel the effects of high altitude on the body more overnight....


Island Peak 2016 - Namche to Deboche

 Namche Walkabout 

1 May - Today was a little up,  a little down, and mostly flat....


Everest Basecamp Trek 2016 - Final Farewell


17 Apr - After last nights dinner, our porter team joined us and we thanked them for...


Carstensz 2016 - Jungle Trek


17 Mar - The Carstensz adventure continues as the team made their journey from Suanggama to Sugapa by motorcycle to...


Aconcagua 2015/16 - Summit!

 20 Feb, 2016 - Congratulations! 

20 Feb -  All the team made it to Camp 3 on the 19th in good form and started the summit day on Feb 20 at 5am.



Vinson Massif 2015 - Homeward Bound


24 Dec - The Vinson team have at last been able to fly from Vinson Base Camp back...


Sherpa Future Fund

If you would like to support of the victims and affected families of the Everest Base Camp Avalanche, please consider contributing to the Adventure Consultants Sherpa Future Fund. 
Learn More